Signature Events

These major events are all held at 6:00pm in the Student Union Ballroom on their respective dates which can be found on the upcoming events calendar.


Welcome Back Dinner

Welcoming new and returning students, faculty, staff and community members to celebrate the beginning of another academic year at the University of Connecticut.


Kwanzaa Celebration

Kwanzaa is an African American and Pan-African holiday which celebrates family, community and culture.


Black History Month

For the entire month of February, which has been nationally designated Black History Month, the Center works especially hard to celebrate African American legacy and culture through various lectures, workshops, exhibits, and artistic symposiums.


Mr. and Ms. Black UConn Pageant

A fun-filled competition for students affiliated with the African American Cultural Center.


Senior Banquet

The purpose of the Annual Awards Day & Senior Banquet is to honor graduating seniors and their families.